The Future Role of Learning & Development
APRIL 22, 2016
Michael Moe, Deborah Quazzo and the whole ASU GSV team put on an amazing event. I had the privilege of participating in a panel discussion titled “ Workforce Development That Works. ” The panel was hosted by Nathan Blaine, Executive Director at Corporate Executive Board, and included David Blake, CEO of Degreed, Stephen Bailey, CEO of ExecOnline, Sang Yoon, Head of Learning Strategy & Curriculum at Google, and myself as panelists. It was a fascinating discussion covering a wide range of topics around the future of corporate learning and skills development.
Frustratingly Effective Learning
OCTOBER 8, 2015
The learners demonstrated the skills they were supposed to be learning and came up with a range of creative solutions to the assignment. And it got bad reviews because it was “too hard,” even though their performance proved that they’d met the objectives and could apply what they’d learned. Sometimes people seem to forget that learning takes effort. It was wonderful!
Seven musts for creating effective elearning
Challenge to Learn
FEBRUARY 1, 2016
This article contains seven tips that will help you to create more engaging and effective eLearning modules. Based on your course goal, you can create one or more (learning) objectives. The problem is that you will get content heavy “PowerPoint like” courses that are not engaging or effective. There is a second reason why you should create small chunks of learning.
Why Blended Learning is Effective
OCTOBER 27, 2015
On October 29th, Lambda is hosting a webinar on the Top Moodle Plugins for Blended Learning Strategies. Blended learning is an emerging approach to education that “blends” traditional teaching methods with technology and virtual learning environments. Moodle plugins blended learningWe will give you a quick glimpse into some of what will be covered in the webinar.
4 Smart Ways to Create mLearning
This high-energy session looks at four smart approaches for creating effective mobile learning. We drill down on important aspects of successful mobile learning authoring, including responsive design, device orientation, use of video, and delivering and tracking mobile learning. Learn about different examples of mobile learning and which authoring tool is right for you
Making Learning Games Effective: 5 ways of ensuring that players LEARN
JUNE 20, 2014
In addition, the worth of games in learning has also been explored in education and corporate training as well. However, in learning games motivation and engagement are not the main goal. The design strategies can ensure that simulation-based learning games show results and that the players actually learn. particular goal or outcomes to achieve. Compelling storyline.
Five Tips for Creating Effective Learning Videos
AUGUST 16, 2016
The use of video-based learning content has been growing in popularity across all industries, changing the way people learn. As a result, the expectations for this type of content have risen and video creators are finding it more difficult than ever to ensure that their content is effective and engaging. Watch this video to learn how. 3. Is it part of a series?
Tips For Effective Webinar Creation and Delivery
MARCH 7, 2016
Ways to master webinar delivery for effective knowledge sharing as well as content marketing. Technology aided learning has made learning an intrinsic part of the organization and beyond. Here are some tips for effective webinar planning and delivery: • Whys and Wherefores: The first step to success is effective planning – and this is true when creating webinars as well.
Learning and Development: What Makes Videos Effective?
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
Because video is growing in usage for the learning and development space, TechSmith Corporation wanted to better understand what makes a great video. For our purpose, we focused our research on learning from those who were considering informational and instructional video. Nevertheless, video is becoming a larger and more important piece of their workload.
4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]
LEARNING-DOING GAP FOR. learning-doing gap. We puzzled over the learning-doing gap and this led us to define a. hope is relevant in many other situations where there’s a learning- doing gap). Board, “Shifting an effective manager to an effective. retention by 40%.” So how effective are your managers at leading and. effective training and support.
5 Ways To Make Corporate Learning More Effective
NOVEMBER 1, 2013
While admitting to the dentist that I often intended to floss, but rarely carried out my intention, she said: […] The post 5 Ways To Make Corporate Learning More Effective appeared first on Social Learning Blog. Learning Retention Performance Improvement corporate learning learning spatial repetition
4 Ways Of Mobile Learning Evaluation: Are You Making The Desired Effect?
NOVEMBER 18, 2015
Over the past decade, mobile learning is growing in scope and capability that offer new opportunities for learning that extends beyond the traditional e-learning or instructor-led classroom. During the early days of mobile learning, developers became aware of significant issues that came with the adoption of mobile devices for learning. Learning
9 Effective Instructional Design Tactics
MARCH 26, 2014
Effective online (or offline) instructional design is a critical component to improving learning retention. Without a well through-out instructional model, learning opportunities can be missed – sometimes completely. Non-Linguistic Representations - Using images during learning can reinforce concepts and the vocabulary around the concepts. 6. Sources: Marzano, R.J.,
Is Your Training Effective?
Voice of Clarity
JULY 22, 2015
Does it cover all the learning objectives? But the most important question is one that actually doesn’t get asked often enough: Is it effective? According to Kirkpatrick, assessing the effectiveness of a course falls into four distinct levels: Reaction. Learning. What if my training was not effective? The post Is Your Training Effective? Is it accessible?
Workbook: Gamification and Your Enterprise Learning Strategy
GAMIFICATION AND YOUR ENTERPRISE LEARNING STRATEGY W O R K B O O K GA I ION AND YOUR E I LEARNING STRATEGY W O R K B O O K 2Table of Contents. Aligning Gamification with Corporate Goals and Learning Strategies.5 5 Step Gamification Work-plan.5 on how it can fit within your learning strategy, or how it can support your business goals. learning modules. Conclusion.16
Designing An Effective Elearning Content Strategy
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
Designing an effective elearning strategy involves communicating all the training material to employees in a way that best appeals to their learning psychology. Divide your course into short, digestible pieces, say in the form of “How to” guides or videos, so that each of them serves its own specific purpose in transferring learning. Let learning come to life. Email *.
Is Your Organization’s Learning Brand Effective?
JULY 5, 2016
Learning and development is no stranger to proving its worth, which is why CLOs who want to be taken more seriously should think about how they’re marketing their function. Hruby, vice president of sales and marketing at Fredrickson Learning, a company that develops custom learning strategies and products as well as provides interim staffing for learning and development roles.
Blended Learning: Maximize Training Effectiveness [Video]
JULY 11, 2016
Well by adapting blended learning. Blended learning is a training methodology that incorporates more than one approach of delivering instructions.Thinking what exactly blended learning is and how can blended learning maximize your training effectiveness?Well, Well, check out the video Blended Learning: Maximize Training Effectiveness.
How To Watch And Learn Effectively?
JUNE 29, 2016
Learning has no boundaries. So, how does data work in the sphere of learning? Is leapfrogging possible in the context of learning? Of course, the point to be taken note of is that traditional methods of learning are getting replaced by smart and immersive ways. Open-ended, collaborative, and experiential learning is what sticks and works. Why video learning works?
New research explores the common myths and realities around the 70:20:10 learning model
in learning and development and 1,600 learners. new approach to learning that aligns with the. reality of how their people learn and develop. many years: that people learn and retain more. that’s powered by social and informal learning. Moreover, accessibility to digital learning and. 70:20:10 learning model. Learning in the workflow 19.
How Effective is Tin Can API in Measuring Learning Effectiveness of Technology-aided Learning?
OCTOBER 27, 2015
Technology-aided learning is now a reality for most organizations. Along with newer ways of disseminating training, learning leaders are also keen on finding ways and means of measuring training effectiveness. But are all learning experiences and instances gathered through formal training delivery, especially in the corporate context? LearningResource: [link].
Is e-learning effective?
Clive on Learning
JUNE 26, 2012
After ' Why is e-learning so unpopular? ’ and ' Will e-learning put me out of a job? ', my focus today is on another question that I am frequently asked by l&d people: ‘Is e-learning effective?’ A reasonable question, because there is no point in using a new approach if it doesn’t work, however much time or money it might save. learning is just a medium E-learning is a medium for learning, just like face-to-face communication, print, the telephone and countless other technologies. Is e-learning effective?
MOOCs: Effective Instruction or Pedagogical Disaster?
Voice of Clarity
JUNE 16, 2015
One question the study does not tackle is whether MOOCs are actually effective. In short, there’s no interaction between instructor and student, a relationship that can be a major motivator in learning. What do you think: Are MOOCs an effective mode of instruction, or are they a passing fad? The post MOOCs: Effective Instruction or Pedagogical Disaster?
TechSmith Camtasia: Recording Effects
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
MARCH 11, 2015
However, using Camtasia's Effects Toolbar, you can add several attention-grabbing visuals while you are recording your video. Enable the Effects toolbar by choosing Tools > Recording toolbars and selecting Effects (click the OK button to close the Recording toolbars dialog box). Start the Camtasia Recorder.
Are your managers ready for a world without formal performance reviews?
solution that combines best-in-class learning design, content and technology to. Learn more about ManagementPlus. SETTING. EXPECTATIONS: My team members are clear on. their roles & responsibilities. 2. DELEGATING: I eﬀectively identify tasks that. others can take on to develop their. capabilities and free my time for. more strategic activities. 3. challenging and encouraging them.
Measuring Learning Effectiveness: Beyond Training Happy Sheets & Memory Recall
MARCH 15, 2016
Despite Learning measurement frameworks like Kirkpatrick and Philips ROI that have been around for so many years, defining meaningful measures still continues to be a big challenge for L&D. ‘E’ is the most ignored in ADDIE. L&D must become more capable at Evaluation of Learning. How can L&D learn what the business desires or intends from learning programs?
Designing Effective Presentations at USM!
AUGUST 26, 2014
This time around we will be challenging ourselves to design engaging and effective presentations for learning and teaching. Also, it would be awesome if you could share in a few words what you desire most to learn from this workshop. In this workshop, we will explore how to design effective and engaging presentations for learning, teaching and research. ATTENTION!
7 Habits of Effective Ed Tech Teachers
MARCH 2, 2014
New tools and technology are reshaping the way learning occurs in the classroom. Modern learning is now interactive beyond the classroom. Blended learning and flipped classrooms get learners to think about (and use) the content differently than they ever have. In short, learning is becoming more personal. They act as the driving force behind the content.
JUNE 17, 2016
Good visuals help learners absorb material more effectively and make training memorable. Bad visuals, on the other hand, distract learners, and can be detrimental to the learning process. Everyone knows that graphics play a vital role in training. To design truly valuable courses, eLearning professionals should be aware of the fundamental graphic design tips and tricks.
New Brandon Hall Group report forecasts major shift in 2016 online learning trends
Research Summary 2016 Learning Technology Study: Summary of Top Findings The technology employed to deliver Learning and Development has grown increasingly varied and complex. new learning experiences – so much so that technology has become the top L&D priority. different technologies surpassed even the learning strategy as the top focus over the next 12 months. forward.
Learning and Development: Effective Videos, Part 2
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
by Matthew Pierce In last week's article about creating effective eLearning videos , I wrote about video viewership and the ideal length for a video. If you'd like to learn more about eLearning, check out IconLogic's eLearning basics mini course. And if you'd like to learn TechSmith Camtasia Studio, Adobe Captivate, Adobe Presenter, or Articulate Storyline, we've got a great collection of live, online classes for you. See also: Learning and Development: Effective Videos, Part 1.
Using Endowed Progress Effect to Motivate Corporate Learners
MAY 18, 2015
Motivation is an important component in learning – more so in self-paced learning initiatives. However, in technology-aided learning, motivation plays even a stronger role. The e-learning effort is self-led and depends completely on the interest of the learner. strategic way of creating a suitable ‘push’ for learning is adopting the endowed progress effect.
7 Steps to an Effective Serious Game or Gamification Implementation
JUNE 23, 2015
In an ATD survey conducted for its 2014 research report, Playing to Win: Gamification and Serious Games in Organizational Learning ( link ), 71% of organizations reported that they prefer to develop serious games in-house. In the same survey, only 20% of organizations were already using serious games for learning, while 25% were using gamification. Are you a do-it-yourselfer? When
5 Tips For Managing Effective Blended Learning Through An LMS
JUNE 13, 2012
How often have we heard our clients lament about the main function of the Learning Management Systems (LMSs) – that they are largely concerned with the management of learning rather than the process of learning itself? In recent years, many organizations have been investing heavily in integrating technology into the learning/teaching process.
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
library of courses is only effective when people are using it, so align the curriculum with. effective. doing to be effective in her role. Teams who learn. take the same training at the same time also benefit from the social nature of this learning. What are some signs that it’s a good time for individual or team learning? what they learn in training.
Effective virtual facilitation
OCTOBER 13, 2009
As virtual classes rapidly become de rigueur , the need for an effective virtual facilitation framework accelerates. propose the 5-stage model of e-moderation developed by world-renowned networked learning guru, Gilly Salmon. While Salmon’s model primarily supports asynchronous networked learning, I contend that it supports synchronous networked learning just as well.
Three Guidelines for Effectively Integrating Games in the Classroom
MARCH 19, 2015
A number of meta-analysis studies have been conducted in the field of game-based learning attempting to create generalizable findings that can be used to select and create meaningful educational and instructional game experiences. The vast frozen wilderness faces the player as she learns about heat flow formula. This process ensures that learning occurs from playing the game.
ELH Challenge #138 Audio Interviews: Share Your Tips for Creating Effective E-Learning Portfolios
JULY 22, 2016
Whether you’re an e-learning consultant, freelancer, full-time employee, or student, a portfolio is essential to landing future clients and work. But e-learning portfolios are much more than tools for finding work. And learning to design e-learning portfolios is what this week’s challenge is all about! How did you get started in e-learning? Challenge of the Week.
Effective Employee Onboarding: What You Should Know
Voice of Clarity
JULY 6, 2015
Effective onboarding is an important investment because it leads to employee retention, engagement, and productivity. Employees who are not effectively onboarded are more likely to quit, creating a loss of productivity during the scramble for a replacement hire. Organizational socialization: The effective onboarding of new employees. Onboarding Goal #1: Socialize Employees.
Whitepaper: When The LMS Isn’t Enough
Learning Retention for Bottom Line Results W H I T E P A P E R 2Table of Contents. Introducing the Axonify Continuous Learning Model.8 Over the past decade, most organizations have invested in Learning Management Systems. Employees aren’t learning more. effectively applying what they’ve learned to their jobs. Learning is still an “event.” level.